A student suffered a fall back in the fall of 1983. The school nurse neglected to have the student checked out at the hospital. Had the school done that and to have the hospital done an x-ray on the right arm, the hospital would have discovered a fracture on the elbow. If addressed, this would have... View More
The answer to your question is an unequivocal "NO." I am not familiar with the Indiana school for the deaf. If it is a private school, the statute of limitations ran on your 20th birthday. If it is a public school, you would be suing an arm of the state of Indiana so you would be...View More
Blood testing is very specific. Routine blood tests for a diabetic have the primary purpose of determining a blood sugar level. It is entirely reasonable that an entirely unrelated disease like cancer would only be identified in something akin to an annual checkup or in response to specific...View More
One possibility is that the medical provider was not screening for cancer. They and the lab that handles their bloodwork have protocols they need to follow - based on the scope of the physician's examination, diagnosis, medical coding, plausible test parameters, and insurance carrier fee...View More
My husband was arrested and is being charged with unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe that was discovered in a jewelry case located inside the Co- defendants vehicle's glove box. The co- defendant was also the operator of the vehicle at the time and has admitted to ownership of... View More
First, in criminal defense, it is always important to remember that the defendant does not have to prove anything. It is up to the State to prove that a defendant committed each element of a given criminal charge.
Second, the defense lawyer MAY file a motion to have evidence confiscated...View More
In Indiana, first contact the Franklin County jail administration to file a complaint about your son not receiving his medication. If that fails, consider filing a complaint with the Indiana Department of Correction Ombudsman. In urgent cases, consult an attorney experienced in prisoners'...View More
My mother is trying to get medical records for my dad who had passed away 2 weeks ago from a fall in the Hospital however after signing to get the records, they had sent a letter back saying that they are not allowed to give them to her (even though she is the spouse) because she is not the power... View More
Assuming no personal representative has been appointed for your father's estate, your mother is entitled under Indiana law to obtain the records. Below is the code cite/law that supports your mother's right to obtain the records. (Sometimes medical providers will require an affidavit or...View More
The owner of the company I work for has not been an active employee for over a year and may or may not still be a part-owner of the company itself. The current management is keeping things pretty close to the vest. The individual was arrested for drug-related charges and I am wondering what legal... View More
In terms of criminal liability, you only have to worry about your own personal behavior. The allegedly criminal acts of an employer, acting as an individual, does not apply to you. If the business entity is accused of criminal acts (e.g. fraud) then the entity itself is in trouble and any of the...View More
Yet biomat let me donate. I'm 61 with a VSD in my heart.i have many health issues.i started donating 4 weeks ago.somehow, they keep letting me.And I donated twice last week. I have been extremely sick.on first donation,phlabotomist said "call 911". I was very sick.i told them I just... View More
The way this works is that you need to ask a question. You have not asked any question. Moreover, you should never use proper names. The information exchanged online is supposed to be hypothetical and anonymous.
A psychiatrist I haven't seen in 3 years filed a motion to continue treatment, under false claims that I'm a danger to myself and others, and don't have what I need to eat, that I have no clothing or shelter. All of this is substantially false. If I don't appear as directed, I... View More
I added my son to policy on 12/8 when he was born. Insurance company wanted more money for December, never sent a bill. I cancelled policy for 12/31 and got new private insurance for January. They ended up cancelling policy for 12/7 and said non payment. I’ve been going back and forth with them... View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could depend on the policy terms. It looks like they already acknowledged the error, but if eventually there is no resolution, you could consult with a health care law attorney to review the matter and outline your...View More
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. In terms of hours, COVID-19 has resulted in many entities having greater leeway in reducing hours or effecting closures at their discretion. In terms of serving some entities and excluding others, that could...View More
I was recently arrested and while being incarcerated the jail put me on a medication called Zyprexa without speaking to any medical staff or doctor. I don't have any prescriptions that I'm supposed to take. The medication they put me on caused extremely visual hallucinations. They gave me... View More
Mother wants to father there but doctors are saying it may not be possible due to the coronavirus outbreak. Mother and father are not known to have come into contact with a virus and are not showing any symptoms or signs of having the virus
It is unclear how the law will apply to many of the unique situations arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, so at this point any opinion would largely be based on speculation. However, I think it is likely that courts would side with doctors/medical professionals who are taking all reasonable,...View More
You'll hear people say that all the time. A more prudent approach might be to contact the billing and collections department of the hospital and explain your situation and see if you could negotiate for reduced payments. If you simply take it upon yourself to reduce payments to some arbitrary...View More
Indiana Code sections 16-36-1.7-0.5 to 16-36-1.7-5 deal with Psychiatric Advance Directives, including requirements to execute a directive as set forth in Indiana Code section 16-36-1.7-2. You can view these and other Indiana Code sections online using this website:...View More
You would get the most meaningful input here from an Indiana attorney who knows landlord-tenant law. But your question remains open for four weeks and you include Environmental/Health Care as categories. If your apprehension about disturbing your landlord is based on a fear of creating expense, you...View More
I am joint owner of a house in Indiana via a quit claim deed that states "joint tenants with rights of survivorship". The other joint owner who is my grandma is now in a nursing home and has severe dementia. My aunt took power of attorney over her healthcare and has filed a lawsuit... View More
If the deed is to you and your grandmother as joint tenants with right to survivorship, you own half of the property (the house and lot) and your grandmother owns half of the property. That's called an undivided interest because each of you has equal rights to the entire property. Indiana...View More
metal health issues. Has gone through all her money. Own her own home but we do not believe paying any taxes. she has a bird and dog she does not take care of. Lives with poop and pee everywhere. will not believe anything we tell her concening her finances. when they kick her out of her house... View More
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